UN Envoy warns: Yemen is being pushed 'to the edge of civil war'

March 22, 2015 10:41 PM

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UNITED NATIONS – The U.N. special envoy for Yemen warned an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council on Sunday that events appear to be leading the country "to the edge of civil war" and urged all parties to step back from the brink and resolve the conflict peacefully.

Jamal Benomar stressed repeatedly in a video briefing from Qatar that "peaceful dialogue is the only option we have."

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